Firefall is a team-based action shooter combining deep character progression with a cooperative campaign in a dynamic, persistent open world that can be shared with hundreds of other players. Firefall will also have a rich competitive multiplayer component incorporating built-in features such as army support, ladders, tournaments and stats.
Firefall takes place on Earth, but it is an Earth transformed. The year is 2233. A highly efficient form of energy was discovered by utilizing the resource Crystite. The overuse of Crystite led to the disastrous arrival of the Melding, an energy storm that has engulfed the majority of the planet. You play as a surviving human in the eye of the Melding storm.
Recently, humanity has been fighting for survival against a race calling themselves the Chosen. They emerged from the Melding with only one known goal, the destruction of the human race.